Lincolnshire County Council news on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care, family history and councillors
Preliminary works for the Lincoln Eastern Bypass have provided a fascinating glimpse into past communities, settlements and landscapes.
While Lincolnshire County Council and emergency services work hard to keep residents safe, here’s what you can do too.
Works on the southern side of the bridge around the water mains will be postponed until Anglian Water are able to temporarily divert the mains, sometime within the next 3 to 4 months.
Holbeach library’s new home in Fleet Street has been a hit with locals.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP has asked for the overnight closure of Grantham Hospital A & E to be investigated following calls from Lincolnshire’s Health Scrutiny Committee.
The council’s Adults Scrutiny Committee will discuss a report on 22 February which highlights the progress made in Lincolnshire homecare, eighteen months after a new model of service was brought in.
Strong winds are expected in Lincolnshire. Here’s tips on staying safe.
Resurfacing works will be taking place on the B1205 at Waddingham from 6 March, a diversion will be in place 9am to 4pm.
Roads in Holbeach and Grantham will be among the first to be repaired as the council gears up for the latest round in its battle against potholes.
This Shrove Tuesday (28 February), firefighters from Lincoln South will be at Age UK Lincoln and Kesteven’s Park Street Centre in Lincoln.
A new 80m long carriageway lane providing a dedicated left turn onto the A158 will be installed on Kennel Lane in Reepham, with works due to start on Monday 27 February.
Galliford Try to be awarded the construction contract for phase two of the relief road project.
Are mattress sellers knocking on doors near you? ‘Think before you buy’ say Lincolnshire Trading Standards.
The council’s executive approved plans to progress with highways improvement works, moving forward the South Lincolnshire Food Enterprise Zone and the delivery of around 900 dwellings.
VisitEngland has declared Lincoln Castle as a top visitor attraction, with a prestigious Gold Accolade.
Plans revealed for a shared Ambulance and Fire station on Eastfield Road in Louth.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards has played a key role in a national programme testing arsenic levels in foods.
Do you know a volunteer who goes the extra mile to help others? Nominations are now open for this year’s Good Citizen Awards 2017!
Anglian Water is carrying out emergency repairs to fix a collapsed sewer at the junction of Burgh Road and Roman Bank in Skegness.
The project would give a section of Lincoln High Street a new lease of life, making the area more attractive to shoppers and giving local businesses a boost.
A pedestrian crossing on Lumley Road, Skegness, is being replaced, with works due to start on Monday 20 February.
A Lincoln woman has spoken about the abuse she suffered to encourage others to get help
Preliminary works for phase three of the Grantham Southern Relief Road have provided a fascinating glimpse into past Roman and Iron Age communities, settlements and landscapes in the area.
Lincoln Castle Revealed has picked up the Heritage Project of the Year award at the Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards 2017.
Are you looking for a new challenge and enjoy being outdoors? Volunteers are invited to take part in work parties on 12 February and 12 March to help preserve Lincolnshire’s rare chalk streams.
Lincolnshire County Council’s Executive have discussed the current budget proposals for 2017/18.
Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Cllr Martin Hill has today reacted to the decision by United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (ULHT) to only extend the opening hours of Grantham A&E by one hour.
Lincolnshire Fostering Service is launching a new campaign to recruit more carers across the county.
Costumed characters will be on hand in the Victorian Prison to answer any questions you may have about their ‘orrible occupations.
If you’ve ever wanted to experience Japan, become the next Captain Jack Sparrow or take on the life of a warrior, head along to one of our heritage sites from 11-19 February!
Following the success of last year’s #NOMORE and Ask for Angela campaigns, organisations in Lincolnshire are using shock new images to help change the culture around consent and sexual violence.
Mount Bridge on Skirkbeck Road, Boston, is to be given a new lease of life, thanks to upcoming works planned to coincide with works by Western Power Distribution.
Anglian Water has requested continued closures on the A151 Winsover Road, and at the junction of Winsover Road with Hawthorn Bank to repair a collapsed sewer.
If you spot a pothole, faulty traffic light or any other highways issue, let the county council know via its online reporting system.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has requested a closure on West Banks, Sleaford, between Sainsbury’s and Watergate, to allow them to carry out repair works.
To mark Young Carers Awareness Day, Lincolnshire County Council is calling for more young carers to come forward and give feedback on their situation and the support they need.
Lincolnshire Teaching Schools Together has successfully bid for £142,500 grant award for school to school support across the county
The exercise, at a recycling site in Caythorpe and at Brant Broughton fire station, will test services in Lincolnshire on Tuesday 31 January.
Residents in Lincolnshire will be asked for their views on abolishing all eight councils in Lincolnshire and adopting a unitary system of governance.
The latest DfE performance tables for GCSE and A-level results show Lincolnshire is continuing to perform well and make progress in a number of areas.